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The ability of orthodontists and oral/maxillofacial surgeons to predict eruption of lower third molar

Overview of attention for article published in Progress in Orthodontics, July 2016
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Title
The ability of orthodontists and oral/maxillofacial surgeons to predict eruption of lower third molar
Published in
Progress in Orthodontics, July 2016
DOI 10.1186/s40510-016-0134-0
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Aline do Carmo Bastos, Joelma Bezerra de Oliveira, Karina Flexa Ribeiro Mello, Patrícia Botelho Leão, Flavia Artese, David Normando

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of oral/maxillofacial surgeons (OMFSs) and orthodontists to predict third molar eruption by examining a simple panoramic radiograph in cases where full spontaneous eruption occurred. Panoramic radiographs of 17 patients, 13-16 years of age, were obtained just after orthodontic treatment (T1), when the third molars were intraosseous. The radiographs at T1 were presented to 28 OMFSs and 28 orthodontists-who were asked to give a prognosis for the lower third molars on both sides (n = 34). The full spontaneous eruption of all third molars was clinically observed when patients were older than 18 years (T2). These teeth were clinically asymptomatic at T1 and T2. OMFSs decided by extractions in 49.6 % of cases while orthodontists in 37.8 % (p < 0.001), when the radiographs were examined at T1. Agreement between OMFSs and orthodontists was excellent (Kappa = 0.76, p < 0.0001), as well as intragroup agreement for both OMFSs (Kappa = 0.83) and orthodontists (Kappa = 0.96). Despite a remarkable agreement for third molar prognosis, orthodontists and OMFSs were unable to predict lower third molar eruption by examining a simple panoramic radiograph. Both indicated extractions of a considerable number of spontaneously erupted asymptomatic teeth.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 42 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 17%
Student > Bachelor 6 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 12%
Researcher 3 7%
Student > Postgraduate 3 7%
Other 8 19%
Unknown 10 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 55%
Unspecified 1 2%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 2%
Decision Sciences 1 2%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 2%
Other 2 5%
Unknown 13 31%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 29. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 August 2020.
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